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How Health Systems Hurt Women. Review of Fistula Politics by Alison Heller, Rutgers University Press (2018).

Maia , December 24th, 2018

Medical anthropology has come a long way from its initial focus on the interpretive dimensions of health  and sickness. The Medical Anthropology series from Rutgers University Press provides…


The Hidden Harm of Surgery

Alexandra Frankel , January 24th, 2018

How the data obfuscate surgical outcomes for obstetric fistula. A Niamey fistula center examination room. Alison Heller As the call to prayer reverberated in the thick, dust-filled evening…

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The mediated modernities of Tuareg smith women

John Postill , January 20th, 2016

Occasionally I will be posting on this blog some notes under the broad theme of media and change in preparation for the volume Postill, J., E. Ardevol and…